India is a land of fairs and festivals. Diwali is a widely celebrated festival in the calendar of Indian festivals. It is the festival of the Hindus. It is called the festival of 'Diyas' or ' Deepmala'.
It is celebrated in the month of October or November every year. It mark the return of Lord Rama to his kingdom after an exile of fourteen years. The victory of Rama is a victory of the forces of good over the forces of evil. People light up their house on the night of Diwali. Earthen lamps known as ''Diyas'' burn throughout the night. Candles are lighted and arrayed on the front walls and projected places.People keep electric lights on throughout the light. Cities,towns and villages look like shining comets. The city of Amritsar in Punjab is beautifully decorated. People from different parts of the word come to see the Diwali of Amritsar .Sweets are distributed among friends and relatives on this day. Men and women put on colorful clothes on the day of Diwali. They greet on another and wish each other the blessings of Diwali.Children let off crackers the noise of which continues till late into the night. People keep their houses neat and clean. Some orthodox people believe that Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, visits a clean and well-lit houses on the night of Diwali. Many people gamble on the night of Diwali. Money changes hands and brings run to certain families.The children are very happy for this day they sang a many songs. they eats very sweets. The festival of Diwali leaves a long sweet echo behind.